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    Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Who do you think are the blue bloods of college hoops? What is your criteria? I think some obvious ones are KU, KY, IND, NC, UCLA .

    My criteria would be success going back to the 60s up to the current era. It would also include having multiple national championships with championships coming under different coaches. However, that would leave out Duke since to my knowledge they have won their championships only under coach K but i'm too lazy to look it up.

    Some others that might be considered are Louisville, MSU, G'town . What are your thoughts?



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU


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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Duke is definitely a blue blood.



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list
    Your username is right on the money.



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list
    while I understand what youre saying, they def stay on the list. UK UCLA UNC DUKE IU KU is the correct answer



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    why are "elite" teams/programs blue bloods?


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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Your username is right on the money.
    Have you seen a UCLA home game any time recently? It's a half empty arena with fairly mediocre teams - not really indicative of a supposed blue blood program.



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    why are "elite" teams/programs blue bloods?
    "Blue blood" = "aristocracy"

    Just terms to mean the upper crust.


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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    No old Big East teams? Maybe UConn?



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    UCLA
    KU
    UK
    IU
    UNC
    Duke
    Ohio State
    Louisville
    Michigan State


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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No old Big East teams? Maybe UConn?
    I was just going to post the Huskies. That would be my vote, too.

    As much as I hate to say it, Ohio State is also a perennial contender. Michigan State usually is pretty solid, too.


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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU
    Agreed.



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    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU
    I'd say that's the list, with the possible inclusion of MSU.



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